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so. the to try. to save the. life. of. the iraqi army says it has recaptured tough fall from islamic state twelve rights groups voice concerns over the fate of civilians. islamic state claims it was behind friday stabbing in the belgian capital alone attack it injured two soldiers plus. the. stranded orphans are reunited with their relatives in russia after their parents took them to iraq where they joined islamic
state has been running a campaign to bring them back home. you're watching on t.v. international live from moscow armors on an awkward thank you for joining us. the iraqi military says it has retaken the city of tal afar one of the last islamic state strongholds in the country the u.s. back to france of has come at a heavy cost for civilians. the operation started a week ago islamic statements have dropped back but they still hold nearby eric free mardi gras yet has the latest from california. it is important to note that while by all accounts the city of tal afar itself has fallen the province has not the battle has not ended the operation has not ended it continues but as the
commander of the operation told us today the city itself has largely been taken there are a few holdouts still in the city a few job this isis fighters still hiding in basements waiting to ambush iraqi troops that are clearing the city that are checking for mines and booby traps but otherwise the city is largely under iraqi control and i believe they announced that on the radio for the troops to hear because all of a sudden in all directions people began firing in the air and cheering in celebration nevertheless the fighting continues in the suburbs around and throughout the province as well as far from it they expect another few days at least of fighting before they declare mission accomplished so civilians have tough few days ahead of them on top of what they've been through already tens of thousands of people have fled their homes trying to find them safety trying to get
away from the crossfire the edge strikes the artillery the explosions some of them brave the desert walking for ten for twenty hours through scorching heat in order to get to safety to find food water medical treatment so they've been through a lot. that we were in from the shelling from the coalition we're left and the people from islamic state again. our children is sick we're stranded here without aid there is no fresh water anymore some of the aid workers have been hit very issue this is my son he is suffering we have no electricity. there were however a number of interesting developments yesterday on the twenty fifth of august four hundred families of isis fighters managed to leave fahd it would appear as though
there was some sort of deal made with the iraqi forces that. because it is highly doubtful that four hundred families with women and children could have broken the blockade broken through although was officials have confirmed to us that these did indeed happen they were details there you have a safe and did not address many clues another interesting thing is that everybody expected isis to put up more resistance they expected the fights to be tougher than it was and many soldiers that we've spoken to expressed surprise that it had been so easy suggesting that perhaps some isis fighters at least had managed to infiltrate out get away get out of this area the area in. that is besieged but the fight isn't yet over there are still isis strongholds in areas they control throughout and there aussi of aliens in those areas. the operation bad
some striking similarities with the recent campaign in nearby mosul which left thousands dead the two cities well i saw a stronghold besieged by u.s. backed rocky forces thousands of civilians were trying to find and mosul and the constant involvement many of those who tried to flee were killed in the crossfire and those who remained quickly ran out of basic supplies. meanwhile islamic state has claimed responsibility for friday stopping in brussels a man attacked two soldiers before being shot dead. the assailant was a thirty year old belgian sits in a somali origin according to the soldiers he shouted god is great sister now a bit before lashing out he was apparently carrying a copy of the koran and a fake gun the instance of place in a crowded district with several bars and restaurants soldiers have become a common sight on the streets of brussels since leftist suicide bombings we heard
from a security consultant and an attorney specializing in religious terrorism. the modern vogue for vehicle and or knife attacks is easily explained bombs are difficult bombing components are hard to come by and they're getting harder but it's easy to come by well a car or a van or maybe even a large truck or lorry and a knife or a sword you know these things can't be controlled by authorities terribly successfully not the way that bomb components could be controlled and what some of the leaders and other european countries have said that we just need to quote unquote get used to the fact that this is part of our lives and it's very sad to see that in a continent such as europe which has had so many freedoms has such diversity of different people and has allowed those freedoms has had very very liberal policies that protected the people so it is sad to see that people are now no longer surprised. and while those events were unfolding in brussels on friday night
a similar instead was actually taking place in london on a c a chicken is in the british capital for. now know that the mets counter-terrorism command are treating this latest friday evening incident which did occur shortly after eight thirty pm friday evening near buckingham palace where three police officers were injured now what we do know in terms of what exactly on gravelled we the police have said that a twenty six year old man from luton has pulled up and pulled up in his car up to a police found with three unarmed police officers who had approached this car and when they did they discovered that the man was trying to pull out a four foot sword while repeatedly shouting allahu akbar now of course a struggle ensued in which the three police officers who again were on arms they were injured two of them had to be taken to hospital the third one sustained my minor injuries and did need to be hospitalized all of the police officers were discharged quite quickly from hospital and we do know that they were able to and
counter-terrorism expert david lo told us the extremists involved in such instance may be independently. these are the types of it's not like it's a expect for coming here and it looks as though this group has inspired many individuals and when you compare this to spain where clearly there was you know about ten or so people working together be interested to see what will come out from this one outside impasse was this a bit working on their own or do they have some form of assistance. thing you know there was an attack in finland as well last week that was suspected to be a terrorist incident i mean looking at philip i mean one people are asking why for the peoples or for the white space. if you look at a group like. they have they don't recognise any geographical boundaries if you're
not with them you're against them because their philosophy is it doesn't matter whether you're a christian or muslim or jew it doesn't matter which are in the studio as regards nationalism if you look within you're against them and i think this is what we're starting to see you know. five children from southern russia who were stranded in iraq have been reunited with their families it's believed the youngsters were taken to iraq by their parents who then joined i self filmed them in a baghdad often into where they were taken off to the liberation of mosul and we've also been helping to find the children's relatives in russia. sir. i should like to take up that motorola was it was i'm really easy. to move was it
phone must assume such a service that's a must see t c. c. ati's roselyn and my trip travelled to the russian republic of dagestan to speak exclusively with some of the returning children. tears of joy in relief very evident at the plane carrying five children from iraq landed in grozny but for the families waiting with stories and balloons there was also the question how to help these children read some to some the morality they witnessed the chorus of i still the loss of their parents and being left all alone to bug out orphanage.
work. for the little sisters had vision for thema bases and other thing of the past here is then your home and their family has a great to share their first day together with us the girls found the perfect remedy in their grandfather plenty of sweets and friends to play with. this is her deja and she's clearly two leads of the pack it seems to grueling experience of football has made her even stronger for t.-mo six comfort in the arms of her granddad who seems just too freight to part with her again even for a moment it looks like the perfect family image house filled with children's love to cries plenty of noise and forcing about it takes a while to realize what's missing and i know i need. to go instead. and yet even with all the love and care but has to offer his
granddaughter there are still many rooms left on here to them as i think was the date. but the printer going to supply the other. i think that it might have been a good big idea that. it was i have it set up to do this to the tenants and one of the national giveaway there when you push it to get up to that i wanted to go up to that kind of are moderate in that and the fact that there are members of the flock but yeah which i applaud the other for the goodwill. of the conflict is the creation of adults but it's often children who pay the heaviest price while hundreds even thousands of youngsters who remain trapped and lost in what appears to be the ruins of a self-proclaimed caliphate had seizure and for team up along with a few lucky ones who escaped will now hopefully learn how to be happy children. the venezuelan president has accused the u.s. of waging an economic issue against his country that story and more still to come.
find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. welcome back the venezuelan president nicolas maduro has condemned the latest u.s. sanctions as an act of hatred against his country. this you see only good will have played this measures are part of an economy coupe has delivered a financial an economy blow against the recovery of the venezuelan economy that once again insanity has been unleashed insanity of in time any swelling hatred that he rolls by on us problems from lending to the man a swelling government and the state oil company that the toughest measures so far against the country explaining the sanctions the u.s. ambassador to the u.n.
accuse the president of turning fenice way into a dictatorship. it's a strong message for the people of venezuela and it's a strong message to the dural we are not going to tolerate the dictatorship he's trying to create venezuela's president has come out with a very strong reaction to the sanctions that nikki haley is referring to that were signed off on by trump president trump on friday and target the country's energy sector terms national security adviser did comment on the possibility of military intervention the country there's no such thing really anymore as as only a military option or de or diplomatic option or or an economic option we try to integrate all elements together no military actions are into subpoenaed in the near future and not long ago trump stated that a more physical plan of action could be possible when it comes to the south american country we have many options for that as well and by the way i'm not going to rule out a military option but those comments put trump in direct contradiction to what he
himself recently promised when he said the u.s. would no longer participate in nation building and trying to force other countries to live and their image we've been moving from one wrecked was it divergent to another we cannot be the policeman of the world we do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone we will no longer use american military might to construct democracies in faraway lands would try to rebuild other countries in our own image those days are now over so government officials in venezuela have criticized the sanctions saying the u.s. is possibly trying to do just that and the thinks it could have consequences prevent as well as people that it has already facing a pretty severe economic crisis so this is just going to agitate the economic situation in the country which is clearly the goal of the truck administration what is unclear is what exactly is their objective certainly a military option has been in the plans of the u.s.
government for venezuela. many years simply because it's a large oil supplying country the us would desperately like to recover control of venezuela's oil industry and as long as there's a government in place in venezuela that refuses to subordinate to us agenda the us will always have a military option on the table in case it's necessary to ensure that they have control over venezuela's oil. venezuela's foreign minister who spoke exclusively to r.t. he said his country needs to unite against hostile foreign powers. now is a moment a decision has to be made whether venezuelans will take our side on the sanctions and be a nation united we need all of our wits about us to withstand the threats and consequences of these actions. the whole region must react in the same way like when we reacted
to the threats of force against venezuela we must be ready to use any resources to protect our people we are waiting for a reaction one that corresponds with international law the most essential reaction is that the sovereignty of our country must be respected that there is no need to interfere in venezuela's domestic affairs and that the policy of one sided sanctions that violate international law must not be tolerated. poland is demanding billions of euros from germany and reparations for the second world war. in fact it could be said that poland is demanding justice we are a victim of the second world war the damage was not repaired in any way just the opposite today talking about her pray sense is a claim for justice and for what belongs to poland surveys show a majority of poles support the idea of germany paying compensation for the war the exact sum is unclear but one government estimate put it at more than seven hundred
billion euros and this isn't the only issue overshadowing poland's relations with its european partners poland has refused to accept my can quote is imposed by the e.u. this week the polish interior minister blasted the policy saying that except in so many migrants into europe is effectively putting a noose around the constance neck the czech republic and hungary have joined poland in resisting migrant quotas under the scheme walsall was supposed to accept seven thousand refugees but so far it's taken in that way or poland's foreign minister has defended his country's position after a warning from the french president. i think that poland statements are another arrow in the strategy of the country and the manifestation of how this country wants to position itself on the margin of europe's history present and future the state chose today to isolate itself in the functioning progress of. poland is not isolating itself and has not been isolated it seems to me that president macro in
carelessly follows media reports and doesn't know what's going on in our part of europe still it happens sometimes eastern europe analyst martin service says poland's refusal to toe the line is causing problems for the e.u. . the big country the major players. and of course if the no in cheating with the. european partners there's going to be problems further down the line of course the solution themselves from the big players in the european union specifically the journals of the french and of course they resent they feel as if they talked about the germans and the french and so on they're very skeptical of the policies being pursued by the european union a migration for example but of course the your opinion has got lots of other problems to resolve you know. the poles may dislike the european union but they get an awful lot of money from them and if they leave the bloc then the left the foreign money from somewhere else. the german government has baron the radical
left wing website for unscientific bryants during the recent g. twenty summit in hamburg peter all about have the details. last month's g twenty and how violent unexpected and ferocious scale for the times seem to care. services surprise. that. far as i can tell and i'm from. i've never seen. the autopsy and why those violent scenes were able to happen so the interior minister here in germany decided to close the website links saying it had been
instrumental in organizing the violent scenes that marred the g twenty summit it's as model of first of all it is about a ban of the associations not a news outlet and from now on the operation of the site is with immediate effect a crime even from continues its operation then there will be reason to press charges that will surely follow starting from today. the web site was used to organize attacks on security services as world leaders mixed at the big get together but finding out just where the website was based has proved harder that it may first seem we understand that some two hundred fifty offices were involved in searching five properties in the area around the city of freiburg as they try to find out the source of where the website was coming from the operation uncovered numerous weapons raging from. tons to pursue slingshots all things that could be
used to cause real damage if in the wrong hands which all begs the. question is this now with the new normal. politically active group such as far involved should we expect the violent scenes we saw in how to follow closely behind peter all of a germany. well that's it for me for now more and says humanist time and remember you can always catch up on breaking news on the page. our culture is awash in lives dominated by streams of never ending electronic hallucinations that. fiction until they are indistinguishable we have become the most. society on politics as
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